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Some Index Funds Are Bad Choices for Investors

I have long been a proponent of “evidence-based” investing. For many investors, this means investing in a globally diversified portfolio of index funds with low management fees, exchange-traded funds or passively managed mutual funds.

In order to make this transition, you will need to resist the hype and marketing blitz from the purveyors’ actively managed funds, where the fund manager claims to have an ability to beat a designated benchmark on a risk-adjusted basis.

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Dan Solin

Dan Solin is a New York Times bestselling author and has published several books on investing, including his “Smartest” series. In addition, he writes financial blogs for The Huffington Post and Advisor Perspectives. Dan is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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